PERSICARIA microcephala 'Red Dragon'

Commonly known as Bistort, Knotweed

Tall and spreading variety with dramatic brownish-red leaves with black markings
Further Reading....
  • White
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    50cm (20in)
  • Ground cover
    These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Erect, clump-forming, woody-based perennial with ovate leaves to 8cm (3in) long. Produces small spherical clusters 1cm (½in) across of flowers on stalks to 4cm (1½in) long from the axils of the upper leaves.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

PERSICARIA microcephala 'Red Dragon'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Red
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Clay or heavy soil
    Tolerates all
    Any moist soil
    Wet or boggy soil
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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1m (39in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  50cm (20in)
 

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